New Amazon Shopping Cart Uses Cameras And Sensors To Let Shoppers Skip The Checkout LaneA new shopping cart by Amazon uses cameras, sensors and a scale to automatically detect what shoppers drop in.
Microsoft To Permanently Close All Its Retail Stores, 2 Were In North TexasMicrosoft said Friday it is permanently closing nearly all of its physical stores around the world, including two in North Texas.
It Had Tested Facial Recognition Software With Police, Now IBM Says It's Getting Out Of The BusinessIBM says it is getting out of the facial recognition business over concern about how it can be used for mass surveillance and racial profiling.
Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With FamiliesNursing homes in Texas are set to receive millions to purchase technology to connect residents with their families as visitations continue to be restricted.
I-Team: Texas Had $40M In Place Last Year To Replace Unemployment Computer System But Upgrade Didn't Happen Soon EnoughTexas had $40 million in federal funds in place last year to replace an outdated Texas Workforce Commission system but then the pandemic hit.
Technology Expansion: McKinney ISD To Issue Macbooks For Students Grades 3-12At their May board meeting, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved an expansion of a technology program to include a laptop for every student in grades 3–12.
Hacked! Dallas ISD Apologizes After Parent-Senior Meeting 'Zoom Bombed' By Porn Dallas ISD is apologizing after hackers popped pornography on-screen during an online Zoom meeting between dozens of students, teachers, and parents to discuss graduation last week.
Coronavirus In Texas: Zoom Privacy And Security Issues Under ScrutinyA popular video conferencing program is facing scrutiny about its privacy practices.
Judge: Government Can't Block $360M Merger Of Airline-Data CompaniesA judge has rejected a government attempt to block Texas-based Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix Inc. in a $360 million deal combining two companies that provide information about airline tickets to travel agents.
At-Home Schooling Gets Easier For Arlington Students As District Distributes 12,000+ Digital DevicesThe Arlington ISD is making sure students have access to technology as they get home instruction during the coronavirus pandemic.
Netflix Is The Latest To Pull Out Of SXSW Amid Coronavirus ConcernsNetflix is the latest company to cancel screenings and events at South by Southwest in Austin next week amid concerns about the coronavirus.
Fort Worth ISD May Remain Offline Through Spring Break After Malware AttackOfficials with the Fort Worth ISD are crediting "quick action" by their technology team with protecting student's and teacher's personal information after Tuesday morning's malware attack.
More Tech, Social Media Companies Pull Out Of SXSW Over Coronavirus FearsConcerns about the coronavirus and its spread is now impacting one of Texas' largest media, technology and music conference and festivals -- South By Southwest.
Apple To Pay $440 Million After Being Denied Appeal In Patent Lawsuit Out Of TexasThe Supreme Court declined to consider Apple's appeal to avoid paying nearly $440 million to technology licensing company VirnetX for violations of its patents. The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of Texas.
Digital Screens Track Our Behavior For Target Advertising: 'We're Not Using Info To Find Where You Live'Everyday fixtures are watching consumers in the car, at the mall, in the elevator, even while they're filling up their tanks at gas stations. The question up for debate is whether the public should be worried.